Zmanda Pro Installation

Zmanda Pro installation for Windows

This guide empowers you to install, upgrade, and uninstall the software, ensuring the safety of your data is never compromised.


To get started, log in to the admin account and create a new user.

Then, switch to the newly created user account. From there, find the download section and grab the client software you need for your Windows system.

Make sure to choose the Any CPU option.

Once the software is downloaded, find the file and open it to start installing.

Just follow the instructions that pop up on your screen. After the installation is finished, open the application and log in using your user account details.


Simply download and run the updated installer. The new version will smoothly take over preserving your configuration and resuming any running backup jobs.


  1. Access control panel: Head to the Apps and Features section within your control panel.

  2. Locate Zmanda Pro: Select the software and click Uninstall.

  3. Confirm and complete: Follow the on-screen prompts to finalize the uninstallation process.

Hardware and software compatibility:

  • Processor: x86 or x86-64 processor (minimum 4 cores/threads)

  • Memory: Minimum: 8 GB, Recommended: 16 GB

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or newer (Client), Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer (Server)

  • Storage: SSD or NVME Drive is recommended


  • Zmanda Pro doesn't use up 8GB of RAM. How much it actually uses depends on what it's doing.

  • If your internet connection has high latency or isn't stable, it's not a good idea to use Zmanda Pro. It can slow down both uploading and downloading.

Zmanda Pro installation for macOS

This guide simplifies installation, upgrades, and uninstallation, ensuring a smooth experience.


To get started, log in to the admin account and create a new user for your macOS system.

Once the user is set up, switch to the newly created user account.

Next, navigate to the download section and select the client software designed for macOS. Look for the appropriate download option and initiate the download process.

Once the software is downloaded, locate the file in your Downloads folder and double-click to begin the installation.

Proceed according to the instructions displayed on your screen to finalize the installation procedure.

After installation, launch the application and log in using the credentials associated with the user account.


Simply run the downloaded update file. It will safely remove the previous version and install the new one, keeping your configuration intact.


  1. Start the terminal: Open the Terminal program by selecting it from the Applications folder.

  2. Run the command: Copy and paste the provided uninstallation command into the Terminal window and press Enter.

/sudo -u root "/Applications/Zmanda"

You can manually remove the saved credentials prior to uninstallation by running the following command:

/Applications/Zmanda login disconnect
  1. Observe instructions: Once the uninstallation has been established, wait for the procedure to finish.

System requirements:

  • CPU: x86-64 or Apple Silicon processor (minimum 4 cores/threads)

  • RAM: Minimum: 8 GB, Recommended: 16 GB

  • OS: macOS 10.13 "High Sierra" or newer

  • Hard Drive: SSD or NVME Drive recommended

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